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  • NHS Could Face £100M Microsoft True Up Bill [ Expert Panel ]

    The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK recently decided to end its Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft. The NHS employs over one million staff and is said to be the largest user of Microsoft technology and third largest organisation on the planet (The only other larger organisations...

  • Concorde Solutions Scoops Microsoft SAM Partner Award

    Belated congratulations to Concorde Solutions who picked up the Microsoft Software Asset Management Partner of the Year 2010 back in June. According to Microsoft: “The Software Asset Management Partner of the Year Award recognizes the partner that consistently seeks to innovate...

  • Insight Announce Strong Growth in Microsoft Cloud Offering

    Global reseller Insight are gaining traction with their Microsoft Cloud offering following a concerted effort across 22 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Some interesting feedback here on adoption, customer profiles and market drivers from Stuart Fenton, President of EMEA...

  • Microsoft Asset Inventory Service (AIS) Quick Overview

    What is Microsoft AIS? Microsoft Asset Inventory Service (AIS) 2.0 : A hosted service provided by Microsoft Users install an agent on machines which reports back over the internet Microsoft’s servers store the inventory data and provide software recognition Users can compare inventory...

  • License Management Trends

    Whilst at IAITAM I had the opportunity for a brief chat with Eliot Arlo Colon, President at Miro Consulting, Inc. With over 400 clients on retainers assisting clients with license management and 10 years negotiating/re-negotiating Oracle and Microsoft contracts, Miro knows a thing...

  • The Software Compliance Calendar

    Generally speaking, you can expect proactive software asset management initiatives from software vendors at the start of their financial year and more heavy-handed compliance enforcement towards the end. For example, Microsoft released the SAM Optimization model in July last year...

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